StoneBridge Community Church
"We Had Hoped" - Luke 24:13-35
Senior Pastor Jon Saur
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  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:15 PM, Sunday 5:20 PM

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The Text in Context, Part 1

"The danger, of course, is that, like Cleopas and his companion, confirmation bias and our own limitations can lead us to miss Jesus altogether. And not just Jesus, but everything the risen Jesus embodies. Hope. New life. The promise that..."  Click link to read more.

The Text in Context, Part 2

"They still fail to recognize Jesus even after, 'beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things about himself in all the scriptures' (24:27). How may we avoid the same fate?..." Click link to read more.
Sermon Outline:

I. Walk to Emmaus

II. "We Had Hoped"

III. Hope Unfulfilled

IV. Burning Hearts

V. Hope Renewed (Resurrection)

1. Reflect on ways in which your hopes are have been unfulfilled.

2. Lift those ways to Jesus in prayer, that he would renew your hope.

1. The disciples on the Road to Emmaus were initially discouraged and confused about Jesus' crucifixion. How does Jesus' interaction with them illustrate the importance of understanding Scripture and how it relates to the events in our lives?

2. How does the disciples' journey from disillusionment to renewed faith resonate with our own experiences of doubt and spiritual uncertainty? What can we learn from their encounter with Jesus for our own faith journeys? How does this passage encourage us to remain open to encountering Christ in unexpected places and moments?

3. The disciples' eyes were opened when Jesus broke bread with them - an act reminiscent of Communion. Does this moment between Jesus and the disciples provide insights into our understanding of Communion today? If so, how?

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